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Christian Chapman exhibits in Toronto

Fort William’s Christian Chapman described the humour in his work during the Nov. 17 opening of his latest exhibition at the Thunderbird Aboriginal Arts, Culture and Entrepreneur Centre in Toronto.

Students enjoy Rabbit and Bear Paws puppets

Kingfisher Lake’s Romeo Brown enjoyed performing Oct. 26 as a bear in an interactive puppet theatre along with First Nations puppeteer Chad Solomon and five other students.

Niska Artisan supports local artists, crafters

A partnership in Timmins is in place to supply handmade crafts made by local and regional Aboriginal artisans and craft makers.

Battling for life against addiction

Doris Slipperjack’s battle against prescription drug abuse was featured at the Biindigate Film Festival in Thunder Bay in the world premiere of The Life You Want.

Film festival to feature local and international Indigenous films

This year’s Biindigaate Film Festival will feature over 40 Indigenous films from around world.

Former lieutenant-governor pens tale of residential school effects

A novel about a woman from Cat Lake First Nation written by former lieutenant-governor James Bartleman has been submitted for consideration for the Giller Prize – the award for the best Canadian novel or short story collection.

New Aboriginal curator in Thunder Bay

An artist’s spotlight on Arthur Shilling is one of the first projects planned by the Thunder Bay Art Gallery’s newly appointed Aboriginal curator in residence.

Lapland art amazes Fort William artist

Fort William First Nation artist Christian Chapman was amazed at how long the sun stays up during a recent visit to Finland for an artist-in-residency program at the Arteles Creative Centre in Haukijarvi.

Lac Seul artist featured at business of art conference

The business of making art was the focus June 17-18 during the Creating A Living: Your Art, Your Business conference.

Book reflects Aboriginal presence

A Grade 10-11 textbook featuring First Nation, Inuit and Métis short stories, poetry, music lyrics, graphic art, articles and essays was launched June 22 at the Northern Woman’s Bookstore in Thunder Bay.

Shy-Anne gets young alumni award

Shy-Anne Hovorka credits hard work and determination as keys to her success.

Regalia added to arts and crafts show

Ken Wakegijig’s beautiful deer antler rattle was one of the artworks for sale at this year’s Sequin Aboriginal Spring Fine Arts and Crafts Show.

Oshkatisiik wapanchikateniwan omasinakisikewiniwan

Wapamishinam, notawishinam masinakisowi-ikitowin anookiwin kipakinikate i-ima Thunder Bay masinipi-ikewikamikoonk June 3.

Thirst for art, youth showcase photos

The See Us, Hear Us Photovoice Project was officially unveiled at the Thunder Bay Art Gallery June 3.